Auction 97, Lot 34

"Chart of the World, according to Mercators Projection Shewing the Tracks & Discoveries of Captn. Cook", Dilly, Charles

Subject: World

Period: 1799 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 12.75 inches
47 x 32.4 cm

Nicely done world map showing the tracks of Cook's three voyages. Features better interior detail throughout the world than other maps on this subject. Tasmania is still attached to Australia. Good detail of coastal regions, New Zealand and the Sandwich Isles.


Condition: B

Nicely engraved with light outline coloring. Water stained near center and top. Short repaired splits top and bottom along centerfold. Paper thick and sound.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2001